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A Sand Predicament

S. Mageswari, Honorary Secretary, Sahabat Alam Malaysia

26-Nov-19 14:30

A Sand Predicament

Sand – it’s the tiny grains that crunch under our feet as we walk on the beach. It’s in our buildings and roads. And it’s a primary raw material in making the glass screens and the silicon chips in your smartphone. But did you know the world is running out of sand?


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Presented by: Sumitra Selvaraj, Tee Shiao Eek, Lim Sue Ann


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